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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing July 6 on interstate fishery management plan for Atlantic menhaden

DNREC News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 16:38
DOVER (July 5, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) public hearing on a draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 6 in the DNREC Auditorium, Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

Grand prize winner and youth finalists announced for DNREC’s 2016 rain barrel art contests

DNREC News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 14:08
DOVER (July 5, 2016) – Rain barrels that won distinction from DNREC for the artists whose creativity went into them in the Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Rain Barrel Painting Contest have been announced, and are now on display at the Delaware Agricultural Museum

New Delaware record 20.5 pound false albacore taken in Masseys Canyon by Pennsylvania angler

DNREC News - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 14:01
LEWES (July 1, 2016) – On the eve of what many consider the biggest recreational fishing weekend of the year, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament – a false albacore

Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Working Across State

FEMA Region III News Releases - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 13:43

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Twelve teams of disaster survivor assistance (DSA) specialists are now working in affected areas across West Virginia, helping survivors of the devastating floods, mudslides and landslides that began June 22.

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Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Working Across State

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 13:43

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Twelve teams of disaster survivor assistance (DSA) specialists are now working in affected areas across West Virginia, helping survivors of the devastating floods, mudslides and landslides that began June 22.

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Categories: Federal News

Hood County Disaster Recovery Center in Granbury to Close July 9

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:46

AUSTIN, Texas – The Hood County disaster recovery center in Granbury will close at 2 p.m. on July 9.

Location:
Hood County Emergency Operations Center
401 Deputy Larry Miller Dr.
Granbury, TX 76048
Closing: 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9

Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.

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Categories: Federal News

FEMA offers Advice on Lessening Storm Damage in Harris and Fort Bend Counties

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:15

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit three home improvement stores in Fort Bend and Harris counties to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Locations and time follow:

Fort Bend County

Location:
Lowe’s, 16510 SW Freeway
Sugarland, TX 77479                      

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Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Webster County

FEMA Region III News Releases - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 17:21

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – A Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Webster County to provide recovery assistance to survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides.

The latest center to open is located in the City Council Room of the Webster Springs Municipal Building, 143 McGraw Ave., Webster Springs, WV 26288.

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Webster County

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 17:21

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – A Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Webster County to provide recovery assistance to survivors of the June 22 severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides.

The latest center to open is located in the City Council Room of the Webster Springs Municipal Building, 143 McGraw Ave., Webster Springs, WV 26288.

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Categories: Federal News

What West Virginians Should Expect After FEMA Registration

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 19:14

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — After disaster survivors have registered for federal disaster assistance, FEMA will ask them to provide information on disaster damage, proof of identity and residence, insurance and other documentation, to determine eligibility.

A FEMA contracted housing inspector may contact you to make an appointment to view disaster damage. It is important to provide good contact information at the time of registration.

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What West Virginians Should Expect After FEMA Registration

FEMA Press Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 19:14

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — After disaster survivors have registered for federal disaster assistance, FEMA will ask them to provide information on disaster damage, proof of identity and residence, insurance and other documentation, to determine eligibility.

A FEMA contracted housing inspector may contact you to make an appointment to view disaster damage. It is important to provide good contact information at the time of registration.

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Categories: Federal News

Roane County Gets Disaster Recovery Center

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 17:50

CHARLESTON, W Va.—A new Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Roane County to help survivors affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22.

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Roane County Gets Disaster Recovery Center

FEMA Press Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 17:50

CHARLESTON, W Va.—A new Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Roane County to help survivors affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22.

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Categories: Federal News

Disaster Assistance Tops $10.4 Million for West Virginia Survivors

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 15:46

CHARLESTON, WV – One week after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for West Virginia, more than $10.4 million has been approved for homeowners and renters affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22, 2016.  

That total includes more than $8.6 million in housing assistance and nearly $1.8 million in other needs assistance. More than 5,200 households and businesses have registered with FEMA to date.

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Disaster Assistance Tops $10.4 Million for West Virginia Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 15:46

CHARLESTON, WV – One week after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for West Virginia, more than $10.4 million has been approved for homeowners and renters affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22, 2016.  

That total includes more than $8.6 million in housing assistance and nearly $1.8 million in other needs assistance. More than 5,200 households and businesses have registered with FEMA to date.

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Categories: Federal News

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Summers County

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 13:19

CHARLESTON, WV—A Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Summers County to help survivors affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22.

Disaster Recovery Centers serve as one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors seeking one-on-one help. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and various state agencies are at the centers to answer questions. Centers are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. All centers will be open July 4.

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Summers County

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 13:19

CHARLESTON, WV—A Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Summers County to help survivors affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began June 22.

Disaster Recovery Centers serve as one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors seeking one-on-one help. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and various state agencies are at the centers to answer questions. Centers are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. All centers will be open July 4.

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Categories: Federal News

Two West Virginia Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

FEMA Region III News Releases - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 10:54

CHARLESTON, WV – At the request of the state of West Virginia, Jackson and Lincoln counties have now been added to the federal disaster declaration of June 25. They join the 10 counties already designated for both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance-Category B (emergency protective measures): Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers, and Webster.

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Two West Virginia Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 10:54

CHARLESTON, WV – At the request of the state of West Virginia, Jackson and Lincoln counties have now been added to the federal disaster declaration of June 25. They join the 10 counties already designated for both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance-Category B (emergency protective measures): Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers, and Webster.

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Categories: Federal News

New Delaware record 20 5 pound false albacore taken in Masseys Canyon by Pennsylvania angler

DNREC News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:45
LEWES (July 1, 2016) – On the eve of what many consider the biggest recreational fishing weekend of the year, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament – a false albacore caught June 29 by a Pennsylvania angler from the fishing boat Get Bent in Masseys Canyon, about 35 miles offshore from Indian River Inlet in the Atlantic Ocean.